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°ο¦ο° Hello, and welcome to in-game roleplaying °ο¦ο°




What will follow is a small 1 page overview on how to get involved and will provide you with some generic information about in-game roleplay. You can see this as a quick reference sheet.

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Basics:
• What is in-game roleplay
• How to find in-game roleplay
• Types of in-game roleplay
• Symbols used in roleplay

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Advanced topics:
• Balance and compromise
• The dynamics of the roleplay community
• Tips for in-game and the forums
• Further help after reading



Hopefully this small compact guide will help you on your way to join the in-game roleplay community on RuneScape and Old School RuneScape.
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°ο¦ο° What is in-game roleplay °ο¦ο°


In-game roleplay is when you create your own character with a role and backstory into the world of Gielinor, to interact with other like-minded folk and their characters. The designated worlds for this are 42 (members), 41 (non-members), 342 (OSRS) and 382 (non-members OSRS).


The core of roleplaying is via actions and dialogue: a simple guide on how to structure both of these is here. Simply put, once you denote yourself as being ‘In-Character’, your following chat text will be understood as being representative of your character's words and actions.


Other players will provide your character interactions and character development, which is essentially what role-playing is: one big story written and narrated by the players themselves.

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°ο¦ο° How to find In-Game RP °ο¦ο°



To get started with finding in-game roleplay, most people look onto this section of the forums. In general, you’ll find groups that use threads to advertise and show you their roleplaying group, with information on how to get involved with them enclosed within.


There are some roleplay groups without threads, however, who prefer to advertise themselves in-game and tell you the details of their group there instead. The RS3 groups can often be found advertising in Falador; a location where roleplayers frequently gather. Roleplayers often convene here, whether to simply idle and chat with other fellow roleplayers or to begin creating roleplay themselves. Most roleplayers here will also be willing to help any new member of the community out - be it by inviting you along to a group or just by pointing you in the right direction.


The roleplay groups on this game all have their own methods of creating roleplay. Some groups have a Discord where they announce their events, while some groups go by clan chat or friend chat announcements in-game. One of these groups is the OSRS roleplay community and is easily found through their thread hosted by Wizard Ovi. They also have a Discord server and you can even try finding out-of-character roleplayers standing in Varrock sometimes.

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Small tips:

• Generally, the best times for role-play tend to be between 10PM - Midnight GMT, or 5PM - 7PM EST. These are good times as they are before European people might sleep, and when north American people are home/off work/school. Keep in mind that not all Americans use the same timezone too.


• Joining a group is a great way to get involved and starting your own is always an option. That doesn't mean you can't freely roam between already established roleplay groups on your own as a freelancer.
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°ο¦ο° Types of in-game roleplay. °ο¦ο°



To keep things brief, here is a list of many, but certainly not all, opportunities to get involved with in-game roleplay. Rate of appearance with these differ on a day to day base. Thankfully there is always the chance of starting something in-game yourself!


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The list

• Barpee

Bar or tavern based roleplay that is there to stimulate character interaction in a casual environment. Often created by kingdom based roleplays and friend groups to be open to all who are in the mood to join them.

• Combat focused
Some people on the server are all about having their characters fight with the things they interact with. This can be things like monsters created by a roleplay host or even with other roleplayers, as they let their characters fight.

• Magic focused
These types of roleplay are mostly based around characters that are mages or magic users. Because the magic you get to use in RuneScape is diverse and low in creative limitations, you’ll often see this type of roleplay being the focus for an entire group.

• Events
Roleplay groups tend to host small one off events. Armies clashing, festivals being held, royalty being married and antagonist attacks are just a few of the many events people host in-game. Respective groups you are involved with will often announce these in their Discord channel or in their in-game chats.

• Plots
A step further than events are longer ongoing plots. Plots have been carefully planned and written for the sake of creating a more story oriented experience. Often a broad concept of the story has been plotted out so that the characters involved acquire story development as they go through the plot.
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• Kingdom interaction
A part of the community acknowledges the players to be the leaders of the kingdoms in Gielinor instead of their respective NPCs. Kingdom interaction can differ from wars between two kingdoms, to a political negotiation about trade and alliances or to a raid on a nearby settlement. Be aware that not everyone acknowledges these player-leaders and that some people even concider this part of the community as a private section.

• Sandbox or Private role-play
A sandbox/private roleplay is one set outside the mainstream scenes of roleplay. These can range from just simply being closed-off roleplays, or span into lorebending/lorebreaking adventures. Due to the adverse conditions usually at play within these roleplays, they are not considered as canon by the broader community.



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Small tips:

• Roleplay groups often do not stick to just one type of roleplay. Groups can all host events, create private plots and create a Barpee while still sticking to their group themes.

• Just because magic roleplay is not under combat focused roleplay on this thread, it doesn’t mean combat is completely absent. Mages fight, plot bosses fight, rowdy drunkards fight.

• The term private roleplay can also be used to describe roleplay groups that have requirements to who can join. These can range from fitting the application demands on a forum thread to getting directly invited by the group itself.

• You can never be forced to acknowledge a player-leader. You can always interact with player-leaders though and you can simply edit/void certain things to make your story fluent without discrediting someone's character's role in the story.
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°ο¦ο° Symbols used for In-Game Roleplay °ο¦ο°



To make sure we use the RuneScape chatbox to its fullest potential, we use symbols. The text put between those symbols indicates how they should be interpreted by the other roleplayers.

• In-Character and Out-Of-Character.
Also called IC and OOC, these abbreviations are used to indicate your presence in the RP world.

• Actions
Most roleplayers go by the use of the asterisk/hyphen ( * - ) for actions. This is how you make your character punch, run, cast, etc. Some people also do not use * or -, and instead structure it as you would conventional writing.

• Speech
Speech will be put into quotation marks (“…’’). For roleplayers using asterisks/hyphens for actions, typing speech with marks becomes optional but still recommended.


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Quick list of RSRP symbols

Whispering: > … <

Yelling: < … >

Thoughts: ~ … ~

Emphasis: / … /

Telepathy: = … =

Foreign Language: Elven: [ … ]

Out-Of-Character chat: (( … ))
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°ο¦ο° Balance and compromise °ο¦ο°



You’re not going to be alone when you roleplay. Other players will be there to offer all kinds of interaction for your characters, but sometimes interaction can be a delicate matter. To help you on your way in having an as positive experience interacting with others, some tips:


• Your character
Make sure your interaction does not feel one-sided or illogical to another party. To prevent this, people often keep characters within Jagex lore and on an acceptable power level for interaction with a wider audience. Making sure that your character is fitting for the group you join will influence your roleplaying experience.


• Yourself
A character is not who you are out-of-character. Using out-of-character knowledge to get an in-character advantage over others is heavily frowned upon. It is also important to never take an in-character insult or any other negative action aimed at your character personally. What happens in-character should be shifted onto the characters, not the roleplayers.


• The others
You never get to perform actions for someone else’s character unless they allow so. Make sure the other players have a chance to respond properly. That being said, character injuries and even death are parts of the experience too. Each group has their ways of dealing with those, ranging from creating a new character to downscaling lethal injuries into non-lethal wounds.



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Small tips:

• Not all groups are as strict about what sort of character is acceptable to join. Take your time into finding out which group is best for you and your character.

• If issue arise between you and someone else on the server due to interaction in-character, try to work things out in private. If there’s no option in talking things over, try to avoid each other instead of asserting yourself onto someone or a group.
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°ο¦ο° The dynamics of the roleplay community °ο¦ο°


• Character History

Over the years, different people have had their characters interact, families created and plots held. You’ll notice that the already present players often have characters with ties to these former events and roleplays that were held. Don't be afraid to ask about any event you don't know about; it'll help you get more immersed with our community.

Similarly, the roleplayers have also created their own history. Naturally this can lead to some tension or disagreement. Groups have come up with solutions to make sure these disagreements do not spoil the fun of roleplaying. You’ll notice that it differs from group to group on how they do this: if you like to know, simply ask your group's leader.



• The roleplay worlds

Within W42/W41, all roleplay is generally understood to exist within the same universe. That's not to say that all roleplay is open to everyone. There are sometimes private roleplays that exists within the shared universe. This could be a private plot or even just a meeting behind locked doors.

Jagex, too, continues to add more content to the game of RuneScape. The degree to which roleplay is impacted by events in the game and elsewhere in 42 vary from group to group. Quest content, books of lore, world events, new regions and even the answers off a lore Q&A can have an impact on how the roleplay world function to some whilst being considered inconsequential to others.

As the story of Jagex progresses members of the community adapt around it. Some accept the NPCs to be the faction heads and leaders of Gielinor so that the story can be consistent for all who wish to roleplay with them. Others prefer the choice of players replacing the NPC leaders in order to move beyond the stories of Jagex by installing themselves as kings and queens. Neither form is subordinate to the other.
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°ο¦ο° Tips for in-game roleplaying °ο¦ο°



Here are just a few guidelines that we'd like to reminder players to try and follow, out of respect for themselves and other players; See these as tips to keep things fun for yourself.

• RuneScape Rules Apply
The usual stuff, which means both in-game and on the forums. See the links provided to read up on these.

• Language
Bad language is against the Forum Rules and certain words in-game are still punished with small time mutes. Experience shows that muted players have a harder time getting involved in roleplay.

• Appropriate Topics
Use a bit of common sense, and keep topics appropriate for ages for our community's language at around 13. People that want to do things that go beyond this often agree upon this in private or within their group.

• Naming and Shaming
If you're recounting an event that paints anyone in a negative light, think twice before posting. These things often spiral out of control and are better solved in private.

• Alternate accounts
Though harmless when used to portray a multitude of characters at a given time, the creation of a fake online persona behind an alt-account is heavily frowned upon.
Your actions may be ignored due to this being deemed unethical

• Trolling and Spam
Both on the forums and in-game this is generally frowned upon.

• Split Canon
Some groups want to use the same land/kingdom for their own narrative and have chosen to ignore other groups by fostering the idea of a canon split. These groups interact with a select group only so be aware of that before joining one.

• NPC leadership
Some people do not like the more traditional way of acknowledging player-leaders instead of an NPC and simply roleplay people lower on the social ladder like nobles or guildleaders should they want to lead something. Never powerplay an NPC though!
Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

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°ο¦ο° Further Help °ο¦ο°



There is of course far more to read out there. The In-Game Roleplay forums are filled with group threads, handy guides and other general information about what is happening in RuneScape roleplay community in general.

This is but a small introduction, a welcome, to RSRP. For an attempt at more in-depth information on how to smoothly get involved in roleplay on RuneScape, try reading the
In-Game RolePlay Guide & Help. This is a much more opinionated and controversial thread but the current host still provides a handful of insights and proposals on how you could partake in roleplay on W42 (Members) specifically.


Be sure to have a look at the official Jagex In-Game Roleplay forum rules to save yourself some trouble ahead. Jagex forum specific rules.


Hopefully, this thread has provided you with a solid base on how to get yourself involved in the RuneScape roleplay community. If you still have some questions about how you can get involved with the community(s), don't hesitate to ask your questions on this thread.
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21-Jun-2018 12:21:39 - Last edited on 01-Jun-2019 00:51:33 by CrocoNuts

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Hey all,


This is going to be the new thread that will function as the 'Welcome to Roleplay' thread Roleplayer was holding. It got a fresh lick of paint and it's hopefully informative enough so that potential newbies can easily jump into action. If things go as planned, the sticky will be moved to this thread today.

The thread is still being worked on, tweaked and all that, but this is (besides post 7 which is empty and open for suggestions) pretty much all there's to it. Like the title says, a brief intro and welcome to RSRP.

Also, huge thanks for everyone who has been offering me their time to help out on this. I really like the results and I couldn't have done it without you guys. Pat on the shoulder for all of you.


Feel free to post now.
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21-Jun-2018 12:21:39 - Last edited on 21-Jun-2018 18:20:58 by CrocoNuts

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Hey,


I just want to let everyone who is watching this thread’s conversation know that the constructive criticism offered to this thread is not brushed aside.


I would also like to remind people that these are the questions forum moderators put forward and like Twillow said to not focus on the people involved. Please.


Thank you.
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22-Jul-2018 08:38:34

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RiDaku said:
This is my last post on the subject,
[off-topic snip]

this is my last post here,
[off-topic snip]
.


Seeing as this is the source of the initial
(if not only?)
complaint regarding the Intro, I think it is safe to assume we hereby consider this case closed and that we will all be happy with 2 stickies for our community.


That being said. We will now continue to improve the Intro thread. The following weeks, I will personally reach out to people who I've seen post constructive criticism regarding the content of this thread. That way, we can make it better together.


Big thanks to everyone who took out some time to give this thread a read and their feedback,
CrocoNuts
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24-Jul-2018 11:56:31

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Mod Poerkie said:
I think both threads are worth existing and not one of them should be 'The Guide'
Instead I'd like to see it more collaboration and discussion going on between ridaku & Croconuts in private.

I see the two guides a little bit like this:
Croconuts' guide could give a good 1 page overview into how Role-playing in RS works.
Ridaku's guide could act as a reference guide, where everything is written in much more detail.


I like this. This is a good direction to head to!
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25-Jul-2018 22:10:08

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Hello,

As always, we like keeping an open an informed attitude regarding this sticky. With great joy I present the final bit of content we'd like to display on the Quick Guide.

Balance and Compromise is now there for new players to gather a bit of information about their characters, themselves and the other players when they interact with them in a broader community type way.

That being said, with all the content neatly in place, there is always room for improvement and we're not shy to hear any remarks about the Quick Guide. There's still some minor edits being done here and there and we hope other members of the community with a keen eye and a critical view are willing to help out here and there.


P.S.
I have not yet reached out to everyone I wanted to personally so I hope I can get to that soon.
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16-Aug-2018 16:52:41 - Last edited on 16-Aug-2018 16:59:59 by CrocoNuts

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Full reason for the adding of information can be found here.


CrocoNuts said:
I wish for that signal to be included in both sticky threads. I just want to put on a bit of information, advice or tips regarding the use of alt-accounts. Here’s the bit I am prepared to upload on this section of the sticky I currently hold.

CrocoNuts said:
• Alternate accounts
Though harmless when used to portray a multitude of characters at a given time, the creation of a fake online persona behind an alt-account is heavily frowned upon.
Your actions may be ignored due to this being deemed unethical.


I wish for it to serve as an assurance that from that moment on catfishing can be held accountable for and be punished on the same level as trolling, metagaming, toxic behaviour and so on. I’m putting this all out here because it feels right for me to inform potential newcomers about, sheer as the numbers may be. It’s also a signal to saying no to catfishing and that it is not the solution to your troubles however big and personal they may be.

The bit I made up is open for a change of wording but I’d like the message to remain the same. I’d like people to comment on my idea and as it stands now, it will be included in the sticky I hold by the end of this week should there not be enough reason for it to be not included. Thanks.
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18-Feb-2019 18:43:08

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Thread update!

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• Post 1 now makes a mention of the OSRS RP community. Overal small changes have been made here and there to show the distinction between the RS3 and the OSRS servers.


• Post 2 now mentions world 342 to get people on their way to the OSRS RP world.


• Post 3 now has the OSRS main Discord mentioned so people can find it easier than before.


• Post 8 now has a small bit about the OSRS community included to inform newcomers about it.


• Post 9 now has a new tip included on regarding the use of alternate accounts in roleplay.

______________________________________________________________
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22-Feb-2019 15:04:48

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Updated the guide. Here's the uhh.. patchnotes? Hopefully it's polished enough again to be as clear and updated as can be about RSRP in general. If I missed out anything, be sure to let me know on this thread or through a PM in-game or on Discord.

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• Post 6
- Changed 'the public canon' to 'mainstream scene'
- Removed the word 'public' from the 'Sandbox or Private Roleplay'
- Added lorebreaking as a possibility to 'Sandbox or Private Roleplay'
- Added a bit about Player-Owned-Kingdom legitimacy to the 'Kingdom Interaction'

• Post 8
- Removed a chunk of information about OSRS RP
- Added a new bit of information about NPC vs Player ran leadership.
- Added a small tip about player-leader acknowledgement

• Post 9
- Added information about Split Canon being a thing
- Added information about handling NPC Leadership
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18-Aug-2019 10:04:20 - Last edited on 18-Aug-2019 11:05:50 by CrocoNuts

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Twillow said:
I hope the RP Community is doing okay amidst the pandemic.
I thought I'd check in here and there.


As far as I know, the health us folks is still all good and everyone's dealing with the pandemic in their own ways (depending on which country they live in) to keep the Covid from spreading. The RP Community part is less healthy and I even fear that in 2021 this section of the forums sees so little activity it might be obsolete and in need of removal. In-Game RP is not dead, but I do wonder sometimes how low we need to go to officially call it that.
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02-Aug-2020 06:32:27

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Yeah, I really feel and share some of your sentiments there, Gabrissa. I must say that though I never liked the concept of the World Guardian, but the Death of Guthix did enable our past community to perform excellent forms of community wide roleplay. The Bird and the Beast, Battle for Lumbridge and Tuska were very welcomed by an incredibly broad audience in the roleplay community. But that's just a small bit of how much indirect 'love' we recieved from the MMORPG RuneScape.

The RPG part of it all (commonly W42) was often known as a player owned paralel universe where the roleplayers and their characters were all part of this ever changing, medieval fantasy world. Going through my own personal experiences I do remember genuine excitement for my roleplay community on W42 when RuneScape came with another update. I can remember that excitement, but I can't remember when or if I even felt it this year or the year before.

I remember so many good things that I would concider 'love for the roleplay community' in some sense. Our Wizards' Tower got the shiniest graphics in the game, we had an insane knowledge increase in our Eastern Region and eventually got to visit, our own Mahjarrat, Vampyre, Saradomist, Eastern, Goblin, Royal, Magical etc etc. characters actually weaved themselves into the world of RuneScape and through the combination of the creativity of the roleplayers and the quests, (world) events, graphical overhauls, spellbooks, lorebooks etc etc of Runescape there was an actual healthy roleplay community for people to enjoy.

And man are you right, I felt very engaged to RuneScape as an MMO during alarge part of my life. Clan Citadels, Branches of Darkmeyer, Stopping Tuska with the Wizards' Tower, entering the 6th age with the gods clashing, the kingdoms slowly getting their graphics updated, more information about magic, metal, racial things and you name it, all thanks to what RuneScape offered to our creativity.
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16-Aug-2020 16:27:07

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Ironically, an update that is just a new set of jewelry is simply not cutting it for our community. I admit, we are greedy when it comes to what we expect of RuneScape to supply us with in our roleplay needs. Runescape in 2020 is not the RuneScape of 2014. Eventually the ways of how RuneScape itself and W42 saw a good way to update the game simply grew too far appart and here we are now.


Lastely, for the record; To blame my personal recieved decline on what I saw as 'good' updates for RuneScape as a game in relation to the state of W42 as a roleplaying community is far too simple. This is all merely a rant and part of my own personal experiences put on display as a piece of insight for others simpky because I enjoy sounding smart and knowledgable about the things I love(d?).
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16-Aug-2020 16:42:52

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Uhm, sorry Adv but how does a community thrive as well as be on its last legs? It feels like you are mixing what was the broader sense of W42's community with the small subcommunity you created around the Quest Collective/Former Godless. Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

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21-Aug-2020 10:02:26

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Just wanted to make it (more) public that I have started to have talks with roleplayers involved in the OSRS scene to update certain pieces of information currently on this thread. Hopefully I can update the parts related to OSRS as the scene has some momentum again and contribute to its growth this way. They are going to be minor edits, but that's something I say now and can always change in the future. OSRS RP is still taking shape and the last I want to do is overdo things.


If I haven't talked to you personally yet or you feel like you're being left out for example, comment here or contact me through 3rd person media like Discord if you want to help out update this thread to be more in line with current events.

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Edit: Nothing regarding OSRS roleplay will be updated on this thread for now. The rapid development of a starting community on OSRS has already declined to a level akin to the activity on W42, which is near no activity.
Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

I am bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad, there's no one I'd rather be than me.

19-Sep-2020 06:49:57 - Last edited on 08-Dec-2020 04:57:51 by CrocoNuts

CrocoNuts

CrocoNuts

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Trish Str said:

I think it's great what your doing for osrs
W41 is holding a special event on the 1st of January
Single char last man standing competition you make a single char
And threw out the course of 3 days you fight to the death it's all in
Good fun please help us populate w41 again


A starting tip that might really help already. Try to make one single thread related to your people/roleplay group and your activities. Reserve a page or two to make sure you got all the information out there and then edit in the events instead of scattering new threads across the forums that get lost quickly. If you make sure you focus everything in one spot, people might find it easier to find. Take this from someone who is somewhat of a forum guru himself.

I contact people before to set up a thread regarding OSRS roleplay with the intention to get it stickied on the in-game forums before but it never really picked up steam (quiters, all of them!). I'd love to help you brainstorm and work out ideas for the F2P roleplay server to be centralised a bit more to help newbies out to find their way to your group(s).
Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

I am bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad, there's no one I'd rather be than me.

13-Dec-2020 19:57:48

CrocoNuts

CrocoNuts

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Happy holidays to everyone! Here is to hoping 2021 will be less chaotic.
(Unless you are a Zamorakian of course)




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Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

I am bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad, there's no one I'd rather be than me.

25-Dec-2020 05:28:47

CrocoNuts

CrocoNuts

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Updated a small bit of information about OSRS in-game roleplay.

After a full month of going strong and still picking up momentum, it felt right to apply the changes. Here's to hoping the OSRS roleplay community can keep it up and continue to grow and provide people with a medium to roleplay on. Hopefully this thread can be an as timeless as possible resource for all things related to easily stepping into roleplay on RuneScape. Fingers crossed the new avatar rework brings in some new players. ;)
Quickly learn how to Roleplay on RuneScape!

I am bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad, there's no one I'd rather be than me.

20-Feb-2021 10:34:06

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